Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Clustering
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 53 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 +45 -41
Contract jobs citing Clustering 51 131 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.15% 4.84% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.26% 12.45% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 104 12
North East median daily rate £428 £313 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.58% +20.38% -16.13%
10th Percentile £308 £225 £241
90th Percentile £638 £533 £298
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
North East median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -20.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £30.40 £27.55 £28.55
90th Percentile £32.40 £28.50 £37.20
England median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -26.32% +38.18%

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 416 1052 640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.82% 38.91% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 716 383
North East median daily rate £375 £344 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.01% -15.06% +8.00%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £248
90th Percentile £583 £513 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 65 45
North East median hourly rate £28.75 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.68% +9.80% +41.67%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.12 £10.67
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.10 £41.30
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the North East

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Clustering in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in the North East

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the North East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in the North East

Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in the North East

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 51 £428 +36.58%
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 37 (72.55%) Oracle
2 36 (70.59%) Linux
3 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
3 32 (62.75%) High Availability
4 31 (60.78%) Load Balancing
5 29 (56.86%) Solaris
6 28 (54.90%) AIX
6 28 (54.90%) HPUX
6 28 (54.90%) Red Hat
7 27 (52.94%) Sun
7 27 (52.94%) Unix
7 27 (52.94%) SC Cleared
8 26 (50.98%) Oracle Application Server
8 26 (50.98%) WebLogic
8 26 (50.98%) JBoss
8 26 (50.98%) Apache
8 26 (50.98%) Tomcat
8 26 (50.98%) iPlanet
8 26 (50.98%) SUSE
9 25 (49.02%) TCP/IP
9 25 (49.02%) J2EE
9 25 (49.02%) Firewall
10 23 (45.10%) Cisco
10 23 (45.10%) F5
11 19 (37.25%) ITIL
12 18 (35.29%) VMware
13 17 (33.33%) Bash Shell
14 16 (31.37%) Hyper-V
14 16 (31.37%) Perl
14 16 (31.37%) HP

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (50.98%) Apache
1 26 (50.98%) iPlanet
1 26 (50.98%) JBoss
1 26 (50.98%) Oracle Application Server
1 26 (50.98%) Tomcat
1 26 (50.98%) WebLogic
2 8 (15.69%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (15.69%) MQSeries
2 8 (15.69%) OpenStack
2 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.73%) Confluence
3 7 (13.73%) nginx
3 7 (13.73%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) Firewall
1 25 (49.02%) TCP/IP
2 12 (23.53%) DNS
3 10 (19.61%) SAN
4 8 (15.69%) LDAP
4 8 (15.69%) NAS
5 7 (13.73%) HTTP
5 7 (13.73%) WAN
6 6 (11.76%) FCoE
6 6 (11.76%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.88%) DHCP
8 2 (3.92%) VLAN
9 1 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.84%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
1 7 (13.73%) JIRA
1 7 (13.73%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Unix Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) AIX Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) DBA
3 11 (21.57%) Solaris Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (9.80%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (9.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared DBA
9 3 (5.88%) Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) HPUX Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
9 3 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Project Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Senior DBA
10 2 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
10 2 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) J2EE
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Grid Computing
3 3 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Tandem
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Linux
2 29 (56.86%) Solaris
3 28 (54.90%) AIX
3 28 (54.90%) HPUX
4 27 (52.94%) Unix
5 26 (50.98%) SUSE
6 12 (23.53%) Windows
7 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
9 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000
9 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.96%) Debian
10 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) High Availability
2 31 (60.78%) Load Balancing
3 19 (37.25%) ITIL
4 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Coaching
5 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.73%) DevOps
5 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
5 7 (13.73%) Microservices
5 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.73%) Static Code Analysis
6 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.76%) Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.84%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 16 (31.37%) Perl
2 16 (31.37%) Shell Script
3 13 (25.49%) Python
4 10 (19.61%) C-shell
4 10 (19.61%) Korn
5 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 6 (11.76%) SQL
6 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
2 27 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Hyper-V
2 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (27.45%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (25.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 11 (21.57%) KVM
6 9 (17.65%) Samba
7 7 (13.73%) Docker
8 5 (9.80%) Xen
9 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
9 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) OpenView
2 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (13.73%) Puppet
3 6 (11.76%) Data Guard
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (5.88%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Oracle
2 28 (54.90%) Red Hat
3 27 (52.94%) Sun
4 23 (45.10%) Cisco
4 23 (45.10%) F5
5 18 (35.29%) VMware
6 16 (31.37%) HP
7 13 (25.49%) PlateSpin
7 13 (25.49%) Veritas
8 8 (15.69%) Cognos
8 8 (15.69%) Opsware
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.84%) Citrix
10 4 (7.84%) Sybase
11 3 (5.88%) Borland
12 2 (3.92%) McAfee
12 2 (3.92%) Symantec